Knight Masterclass: Using & Understanding Deepfake Detection Tools with RIT [Sponsored]

  • Thursday, Oct 08 – 1 PM – 1:30 PM ET (17 – 17:30 UTC)
  • Not available virtually
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Note: This session is intended as a follow-on to Election 2020: Combating Misinformation, Disinformation & Deepfakes, which is scheduled for Thursday, Oct 08 at 12:15 PM EDT (UTC–4); anyone is welcome, but you'll find the most value if you're able to join both discussions sequentially. This session will not be available on-demand.

Join Cybersecurity Professor at RIT, Matthew Wright, and John Sohrawardi as they walk you through the process of using the DeFake tool to detect deepfake videos. The masterclass will introduce the participants to the DeFake project, and the opportunities and potential dangers that come with using the deepfake detection technology.

    This session is designed for:

  • Journalists involved in content verification
  • Editors and Publishers of digital news sites

This session is generously supported by Knight Foundation.


Matthew Wright
Professor and Director, Rochester Institute of Technology
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John Sohrawardi
Student, Rochester Institute of Technology
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